USA: US accused of seizing Iraqi women to force fugitive relatives to give up
American forces were yesterday accused of violating international law by taking two Iraqi women hostage in a bungled effort to persuade fugitive male relatives to surrender.
Submitted on Sun, 04/10/2005 - 23:00
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